Top 5 Holiday Cottages in HarlechPublished on 7 Aug 2022 by Gwion Llwyd
Looking for a holiday destination that’s packed full of Welsh heritage and character? Take a look at our top 5 holiday cottages in Harlech.
Sitting proud on a hillside looking out to sea, Harlech is an historic Welsh coastal town on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park. It boasts an atmospheric medieval castle which has UNESCO World Heritage status, and one of the best links golf courses in the UK at Royal St David’s.
The handsome town is flanked by the majestic Rhinogydd mountains to the east, with the big blue of Cardigan Bay to the west. There’s easy access to many of Snowdonia’s most popular attractions and destinations.
Its stunning coastline is one of sandy dunes and marram grass, and the sunsets looking out over the sea make Harlech a spectacular spot to enjoy a well-earned sundowner. An award-winning beach is a short walk downhill from the main town.
Harlech’s hills and winding lanes provide plenty of nooks and crannies to explore. Look out for the fabulous Cae Du Designs for beautiful Welsh fabrics and soft furnishings, as well as the town’s quirky antique and gift shops.
Visitors travel long distances for the cakes and scones at the Caffi Castell Harlech, it’s a great spot for lunch or a snack. There’s a vibrant restaurant scene, with British, Welsh, Thai, and European restaurants in the town.
The newly-refurbished visitor centre at Harlech Castle is totally captivating and the ideal all-weather day out. Try to resist humming Men of Harlech, our nation’s unofficial anthem, as you walk around the castle’s mighty walls. We’re not sure you’ll be able to…
But do hum, if the mood takes you, as you take a look at our top 5 holiday cottages in Harlech.
Sleeps 8 | Pet Friendly | Real Fire
With stunning views and close to some truly beautiful natural landmarks, this four-bedroom, elegant holiday cottage on the banks of the River Artro is a fantastic getaway. Nestled in the tiny hamlet of Pentre Gwynfryn, Artro is only a couple of miles from Cwm Bychan and the famous Roman Steps leading into the Rhinog mountains.
Sleeps 15 | Pet Friendly | Near Beach | Hot Tub | Real Fire | Large Cottages | EV Charger
An impressive and sprawling property, Llys-Tanwg is a unique holiday cottage with stunning views over Cardigan Bay, located on the outskirts of Harlech. With eight bedrooms, sleeping up to fifteen guests, this beautiful two storey detached house is located in an elevated position with unobstructed views over the stunning coast of North West Wales. Perfect for gatherings of large groups of friends or family, the property is set in a quiet and private location, ideal for exploring the coast and nearby mountains. With a games room, sauna and hot tub included, it’s the perfect spot for a relaxing break.
Sleeps 4 | Pet Friendly | Near Beach | Near Pub | Farm Stay
Cefn-Isaf, a self catering barn conversion with sea views, is located in a spectacular position on a Welsh mountain farm. Behind the cottage, ancient oak woodland stand bravely at the foot of the rugged slopes of the Rhinog mountains. In front, hills of green grass roll down to the picturesque seaside village of Llanbedr and the beautiful Cardigan Bay Coastline beyond. A truly idyllic holiday location.
Sleeps 8 | Hot Tub | Near Beach | Near Pub | Pet Friendly
Hafod-Y-Morfa is a stunning, luxury holiday getaway with hot tub in Harlech. Set 200m from Harlech beach and the famous Royal St Davids Golf Course, this modern holiday cottage is a real treasure and you’ll be booking it up for the following year as soon as you’ve set foot in it.
Sleeps 6 | Pet Friendly | Near Beach | Near Pub
This three bedroom pet friendly holiday cottage in Harlech is a great base for anyone wanting to explore this charming seaside holiday town in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park. Comfortable beds and luxurious sofas combine with some lovely décor to create a real home from home for any visiting guests.